Virtualization Management – VMware and Dell, Big 2 or Big 6?

July 10, 2012
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Virtualization Management

Virtualization Management is sufficiently different from systems management so that it is likely that VMware and Dell will disrupt the traditional systems management business instead of simply participating in it. This will hasten the demise of the legacy systems management vendors like IBM, CA, HP, and BMC.

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Deploying in the Cloud: Lessons When Clouds Burst

July 9, 2012
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Thunderstorm

Amazon's recent outages remind us that deploying in the cloud doesn't automatically guarantee high availability. Where you deploy, and how you deploy turns out to really matter.

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News: Windows 2012 Licensing – Mircrosoft learns from VMware’s mistakes?

July 6, 2012
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Microsoft100x30

Perhaps with the release of 2012, Microsoft have a rare moment of being a vendor that made a change to product licensing without upsetting someone. There are now only four Windows 2012 Licensing versions, and licensing is processor and client access license based. Sometimes, it doesn't have to be hard.

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Citrix Delivers Multi-tenant VDI Service

July 5, 2012
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DesktopVirtualization

Sridhar Mullapudi, Director of Product Management at Citrix Systems, took to the Citrix Blog last Friday to announced Server VDI is here! Deliver Multi-tenant Cloud hosted VDI desktops from the Cloud giving every appearance of being particularly pleased with himself. As well he might.

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VMware Sponsors the Open Networking Research Center

July 3, 2012
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DataCenterVirtualization

In my humble opinion, 2011 was the year for storage inside the virtualization space with a lot of new storage related technologies presented at VMworld 2011. There were different technologies ranging from Tier 1 SSD storage in a box that can plug right into VMware vSphere as its own datastore, to all the software storage…

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News: VMware to Acquire DynamicOps, Inc.

July 2, 2012
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VMware100x30

The big news (so far this year) is "VMware to Acquire DynamicOps". Now VMware is a multi-cloud and physical/virtual management vendor. Coming on the heels of the Dell buy of Quest, this means that VMware has signaled that it intends to compete in the new virtualization management market with all available weapons.

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